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She was in that condition because of a series of circumstances also curious.
He appeared to gaze at the curious crowd, in front of which stood the lieutenant-governor; and there was a frown on his dark and massive countenance, as if sternly resentful of the boldness that had impelled them into his private retirement.
But the ear of the whale is full as curious as the eye.
I was most curious to see her; as curious as I could have been to see Satan.
There was no level ground at the Kaltbad station; the railbed was as steep as a roof; I was curious to see how the stop was going to be managed.
There were curious pieces of furniture and curious ornaments in nearly all of them.
In the very curious romance on the subject of his adventures in the Holy Land, and his return from thence, it is recorded how he exchanged a pugilistic favour of this nature, while a prisoner in Germany.
To satisfy my curious reader, it may be sufficient to describe Lorbrulgrud.
She was a curious woman, whose dresses always looked as if they had been designed in a rage and put on in a tempest.
Alice thought this a very curious thing, and she went nearer to watch them, and just as she came up to them she heard one of them say, `Look out now, Five
echoed the Mouse, 'it is indeed a wonderful and curious name.
In the first place, he and Little John had come near having a quarrel that self-same morning because both had seen a curious looking yeoman, and each wanted to challenge him singly.